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Sandro Santilli-2
I've finished shrinking code in
I now propose to split it again but based on
code type.

We could divide sql code in:
        ... ? ...

A wrapper script could include all snippets using
preprocessor #include, while it would still be
possible producing a file - for example - containing
only plpgsql or sql functions, for partial upgrades.

I'm proposing this a tip for upgrades to avoid
pg_dump / database refresh / pg_restore, as most
changes between postgis version are functions
modifications or additions.

With the new CREATE OR REPLACE FUNCTION already present
sourcing postgis.sql on an already postgis-enabled database
does not currently work because types can not be replaced
witout loosing data, while sourcing a functions-only file
might work...

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